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How do I clear "Unable to Print 51" Error Code on a Brother MFC-665CW All in one Printer

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51 error says that the purge assembly is stuck and not cycling properly. If you can power up and get the printhead to the center and unplug again, look with a flashlight in the far right corner where the printhead parks for any paper scraps or things that don't belong and remove them it might work again. Otherwise a shop repair to possibly replace the cleaning assembly.

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Stupid question I know but have you pulled the power cord and plugged it back in? Many times this will clear it. Are you sure it is unable to print or unable to clean. The unable to clean is usually a switch or cam error

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